Okwudili Nwa-Anyajike has emerged as the Presidential candidate of the National Rescue Mission, NRM which held its presidential primary on Thursday ahead of the general election in 2023.
Nwa-Anyajike polled 180 votes to defeat his closest rival, Prof. Benedicta Egbo who scored 30 votes just as six aspirants stepped down in the contest.
Okwudili while speaking after his winning said “under my watch, I want to promise Nigerians that Nigeria will be the most governable place on earth. The labours of our heroes past shall never be in vain.”
The NRM National Chairman, Isaac Chigozie Udeh, also addressed the newsmen stating that, the party made it mandatory that a presidential candidate must be between the age of 35-55, adding that it was done to make sure that the youth are involved in governance.